.500 Nitro Express, Hornady, FMJ, 1 Cartridge not a box
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One Cartridge not a box: 500 Nitro Express by Hornady of the USA new production using New Hornady Brass cases with “HORNADY 500 NE” Head-Stamp and loaded with a 570 grain DGS (Dangerous Game Solid) or “FMJ” (Full Metal Jacket) projectile.
History of the 500 Nitro Express cartridge:
The 500 Nitro Express was introduced in 1890 and was filled with *Cordite Smokeless Powder and was derived from the 500 Express BPE “Straight”. BPE means Black Powder Express.
*Cordite looks like thin red spaghetti to replace black powder and was then itself replaced in early 1900’s by modern day smokeless gunpowder was invented in 1889 and was used in Military Cartridges and then British Sporting Cartridges starting in 1890.